Design for Pauls
Pauls is Jess Taylor's debut collection. With a unique tone that balances humour, irony, and heavy themes, this series of interconnected stories has already garnered attention from awards’ panels, with the title story winning Gold at the 2013 National Magazine Awards. Its contemporary tone and playful language offer an enjoyable read for people who like lively short fiction that focuses attention on themes of identity, relationships, and love.
Select Reviews and Press
"A Paul in every story" - Brett Josef Grubisic, The Toronto Star
"Pauls" by Jess Taylor - Barbara Romanik, The Winnipeg Review
"Book Review: Pauls" - Alison Lang, Broken Pencil Magazine
"A Review of Jess Taylor's Pauls" - Adèle Barclay, The Rusty Toque
"I write about people who are trapped: An Interview with Jess Taylor" - Kayla Czaga, PRISM International